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Why the Navy Still Pays Millions for Microsoft’s Windows XP

Microsoft will ship the Navy custom updates Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP in April 2014, but the product is still a moneymaker. That’s because some customers just can’t let go of it. The United States Navy’s Space and Naval.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 25th, 2015

MS Releases Word, Excel And Powerpoint On Android Tablets For Free!

It’s finally here! Microsoft has released Word, Excel and Powerpoint for Android tablets – for free! In April 2014, Microsoft released Word,...The post MS Releases Word, Excel And Powerpoint On Android Tablets For Free! appeared firs.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsMar 31st, 2015

Microsoft has a version of the Lumia 635 with double the RAM

The Lumia 635 was announced nearly a year ago, in April of 2014, right before the Nokia-Microsoft deal officially closed. The device is a budget Lumia that’s basically identical to the... The Lumia 635 was announced nearly a year ago, in April of 2.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2015

Bravely Second Release Date Confirmed For Japan on April 23rd

Bravely Second, the sequel to 2014′s fabulous handheld JRPG Bravely Default, has just had its release date confirmed for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan as Apr. 23rd. The news comes through its official website. For those who don’t remember, Bravely.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsDec 10th, 2014

Microsoft: Xbox One nearing ten million shipments worldwide

Recent drop to $349 has tripled weekly sales in the US, console maker says. When it comes to reporting official sales figures for the Xbox One specifically, Microsoft has been silent since April, when it reported over 5 million systems had.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 12th, 2014

Microsoft drops Nokia name from Lumia smartphones

The move comes within 6 month of Microsoft acquiring Finnish telecom company Nokia's mobile device business for about $7.5 billion. The deal was completed on April 25, 2014......»»

Category: topSource:  businesstodayRelated NewsOct 25th, 2014

Microsoft confirms plans to drop ‘Nokia’ from Lumia branding

It’s been over a year since Microsoft announced its purchase of Nokia’s handset business, and the deal was officially signed, sealed, and delivered in April of this year. Now, with 2014... It’s been over a year since Microsoft announced its pur.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsOct 21st, 2014

The $120 Windows 8 tablet finally emerges at IFA 2014: Can Microsoft take on Android?

IFA 2014 kicked off in Berlin this morning, and already we're seeing an interesting trend emerge: Those cheap-and-cheerful small-screen Windows 8 tablets that Microsoft promised back in April are finally arriving. Both Toshiba and Acer have announced thei.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsSep 6th, 2014

Comic-Con 2015: Microsoft Giving Away Uniquely Designed Xbox One Consoles

Continuing the tradition started during San Diego Comic-Con 2014, Microsoft is bringing uniquely designed Xbox One consoles, based on a video game installment or a game franchise. Microsoft will be giving away these custom Xbox One consoles to SDCC 2015 a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

Yahoo Powering Search Results with Google

Since Yahoo loosened the restrictions of its partnership with Microsoft last April, the company seems to be testing out Google powered search results......»»

Category: internetSource:  searchenginewatchRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

Find the Mic Sweepstakes Rules

Prizes vary by month and by year.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated NewsJul 1st, 2015

ReCore Trailer Credits a Nintendo First Party Developer Mistakenly

Okay so stuff like this doesn’t happen very often and when it does, it is really fun to see official content released by companies like Microsoft to make errors. A video for ReCore was released by Xbox France that showed off the E3 footage of the ga.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsJul 1st, 2015

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is the sequel’s official title, says James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has confirmed that the upcoming sequel to the 2014 sci-fi adventure starring Chris Pratt will be officially titled Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The post Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is the sequel’s of.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2015

Microsoft could write off billions on Nokia deal as early as Wednesday

Microsoft could announce a write-off of a big part of its 2013 Nokia acquisition as early as Wednesday.The write-off was first signaled in late April, when Microsoft warned investors that the smartphone division was at an "elevated risk of impairment.""Im.....»»

Category: microsoftSource:  networkworldRelated NewsJun 30th, 2015

Microsoft launches Windows 10 Preview build 10158

Around a month from the official launch of Windows 10, Microsoft has launched a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build that aims to fix bugs and increase the level of polish throughout the OS. The new preview version, build 10158, is now available to Inside.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 29th, 2015

Justices Rule Against EPA Power Plant Mercury Limits

A divided Supreme Court on Monday ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. The rules began to take effect in April, but the court split 5-4 along ideological lines to rule tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsJun 29th, 2015

NASA is sending Microsoft’s Hololens into space through the project Sidekick

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) comes with a new mission statement and it directly goes to the point. The operating system maker’s new official goal is to “empowers each and every individual in this universe and also every organization on .....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsJun 27th, 2015

Microsoft Office Mobile for Android phones Not Compatible with Android M

Microsoft has finally announced the official launch of its Office suite of apps for Android phones. The Universal Office apps are now live on Google Play for Android phone users to download and use right away. Though surprisingly, it is not compatible wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  inferseRelated NewsJun 26th, 2015

Are Your Wearables Invading Someone"s Privacy?

Some wearables interact not just with their users, but everyone around them. Here are 3 design rules for socially responsible devices.Google's very public experiment with Glass in 2013-2014 provided an important lesson for the designers of wearable device.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsJun 25th, 2015

Phantom Dust is not canceled, but it’s “not in active development” either

Phantom Dust has officially been vaporware’d. The title was announced at E3 back in 2014, and with each passing mention of it, Microsoft seemed to get more and more ambiguous. Since then, though, the studio developing it closed down and has... Pha.....»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsJun 25th, 2015